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Festival Internacional Cervantino



Ballet Folklórico de México de Amalia Hernandez  •  • Photo courtesy of Festival Internacional Cervantino
Ballet Folklórico de México de Amalia Hernandez
Photo courtesy of Festival Internacional Cervantino
Festival Internacional Cervantino
MEXICO
GUANAJATO  •  Various  •  Ongoing
 
South Africa is the Guest of Honour of The Festival Internacional Cervantino, and more than 200 artists will be in concert in Guanajuato, a silver-mining town north of Mexico City. The South African artist delegation includes: the mystic Lady Smith Black Mambazo singing a capella, the trumpet player Hugh Masekela, the young singer Judith Sephuma, the sax player Winston Mankunku, and the visual artist William Kentridge with his short films and live music.

The festival also includes traditional Zulu dancers, all under the age of thirty, in a programme of Africanized hip-hop, with rubber boots, marimbas an tennis-shoe tap-dancing.

Other countries with a presence at the Cervantino Festival are Germany, Spain, Lithuania, China, Korea, Monaco, Canada and Italy.

Festival Internacional Cervantino Web Site


Contact: Tel: (52) 473 731 29 20

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